Baby and woman trapped as building collapses in Lagos

Baby and woman trapped as building collapses in Lagos

 

Baby and woman trapped as building collapses in Lagos

A baby and a female adult are trapped in the rubble of a one-storey building that collapsed in the Ebute-metta area of Lagos State.

 

 

The incident occurred around 9:am on Friday morning, December 22, 2023. 

 

 

The Director of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, who confirmed the incident, said one other adult female was rescued alive. 

 

 

“The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is currently attending to an emergency which was reported at 09:00 hours to 122, Herbert Macaulay Way, Lagos Bus Stop, Ebute Meta, Lagos where a one storey building with penthouse has collapsed and two adults and a baby, all females are still trapped with search and rescue ongoing,” the statement read.

 

“However, an adult female has been rescued alive in stable condition as the State Emergency Response fully activated.” 

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